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I.A. Rehman

Proper drafting of laws

There is much to be said in favour of regular interaction between the legislative drafters and legislators. Published Jul 18, 2019 06:55am

Jirga space slashed

One hopes that KP will deliver on its commitment to ensure there are functioning courts of law in erstwhile Fata. Published Jul 11, 2019 06:51am

Hope for the disappeared?

Even as some of the missing return home, the question of impunity remains unaddressed. Published Jul 04, 2019 07:31am

Dealing with child abuse

The seriousness of the matter demands that the government take whatever help it can from CSOs. Published Jun 27, 2019 07:09am

Major issues, poor response

The NCHR was created after years of public clamour, but it was a reluctantly delivered child. Updated Jun 20, 2019 09:45am

Resistance to fascism

Fascistic methods have been used to crush democratic opposition through violence and authoritarian laws. Published Jun 13, 2019 07:34am

India’s hardest fall

Modi’s BJP has committed the capital offence of vulgarising representative governance. Updated May 31, 2019 08:34pm

Economy & common sense

It is the duty of the government to overcome the economic crisis in the shortest possible time. Published May 23, 2019 07:00am

The marriage age debate

It is worth recalling Quaid-i-Azam’s position on the Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929 once more. Published May 16, 2019 07:39am

Healthcare as a right

The low priority accorded to health in the country’s basic law has been assailed in public debates for decades. Published May 09, 2019 07:01am

Who wants Ayub or Zia back?

A campaign to demonise democracy, political parties and politics itself is in full swing. Updated May 02, 2019 07:42am

State of Sindh’s economy

The findings of a study on Sindh assume special significance when confirmed by empirical evidence. Published Apr 25, 2019 07:03am

Analysis: A leap back to 1962

The present cabinet reshuffle may be taken as a step towards establishment of a de facto presidential system. Updated Apr 20, 2019 12:02pm

SC and minority rights

Nearly five years down the line, the Supreme Court judgement remains largely unimplemented. Published Apr 11, 2019 06:42am

A move to reduce poverty

It is necessary to ensure that what sparkles in the hands of the prime minister is gold and not tinsel. Updated Apr 04, 2019 10:05am

The seeds of intolerance

From where does the vigilante brigade derive its sanction to enforce its morality code? Updated Mar 28, 2019 10:54am

How to prevent child abuse?

Efforts to convince the government to focus on child sexual abuse have so far been in vain. Updated Mar 21, 2019 11:04am

A star broadcaster fades away

Ahmad will especially be remembered for designing and perfecting the report-and-analysis magazine, Sairbeen. Updated Mar 15, 2019 08:55am

Peace is the sole option

The world cannot ignore the verdict of history that wars do not solve any problem. Updated Mar 14, 2019 10:04am